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Forum: Vessels Lost, Missing, or in Danger   07-13-2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,072
Posted By Chuteman
J/111 - Abandoned - Rudder Stock snapped

One more for the list:

Sail-World.com : Crew rescued by navy patrol from J/111 racer after Mayday in storm...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-03-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,007
Posted By Chuteman
It Depends

Buying Boat Overseas - doable but depending on the boat's current ownership/flag will determine how easy. Local knowledge / language can help i.e.; friends in Croatia.

Example - UK - if boat is...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-08-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,355
Posted By Chuteman
Yes, You can

I attended a Safety at Sea seminar a few years back
SAS Seminars (http://offshore.ussailing.org/SAS/Seminars.htm)

Which was very informative & reinforcing many things I'd read, it also included a...
Forum: Boat Reviews   07-08-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 20,593
Posted By Chuteman
Re: Beneteau Oceanis 37 vs Jeanneau SO 379

Again, lucky You = sailing area at least on the east coast;)

Definitely get down to Annapolis and look at the boats hard at the dealers, the Charter companies will have them in the fleet too &...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-08-2012
Replies: 98
Views: 6,406
Posted By Chuteman
Prevention is Key

I spend 90% of my efforts into pre-sail prevention starting days before shoving off - well rested (early to bed-8+hrs) each night, no alcohol, well hydrated (water!!!), balanced meals - then the last...
Forum: Boat Reviews   04-15-2012
Replies: 17
Views: 20,593
Posted By Chuteman
Re: Beneteau Oceanis 37 vs Jeanneau SO 379

I have not been on either but around the Beneteau Oceanis line from 37 thru 50 a lot including the 43 I have now.
I looked really hard at the Jeanneau 409 when it was introduced. The 439 which was...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-15-2012
Replies: 73
Views: 8,427
Posted By Chuteman
Re: One dead, four missing in Farallones sailboat race

The Latest with Entire Crew Details:
Condolences to Family & Friends

A rare tragedy at sea hits SF's sailing community - San Jose Mercury News...
Forum: Chartering   04-09-2012
Replies: 0
Views: 823
Posted By Chuteman
Greece - Sunsail/Moorings/Other Owner's Time

Looking for an owner who would be interested in selling time for mid-May, 2012
2 weeks on a <43'.....only 2 of us so don't need big boat

Departure out of Athens vicinity

Thanks in advance:cool:
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   04-01-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By Chuteman
Re: International Yacht Deliveries or Transport

Long Shot - But might help

Referral from fellow sailor who had boat delivered from Scotland to Northern CA
Peters and May (http://www.petersandmay.com/index.php/quotation)

Other research I did...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-19-2010
Replies: 635
Views: 131,675
Posted By Chuteman
It's Curious

Agree, it is very surprising that no photos of any kind have surfaced - especially when we are flooded with useless ones of every 2 bit hollywood, sports, music. tv characters.

Reports were mixed...
Forum: Chartering   11-02-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 3,309
Posted By Chuteman
Humm

k: That's the High season in general but there are a couple of weeks that are historically one price level down ie; just after new years when the holiday crowds go home.
Sunsail (and others) would...
Forum: Chartering   11-02-2010
Replies: 20
Views: 3,309
Posted By Chuteman
More than the Boat

K:
Certainly the Boat(Brand, Model, Age) & Cost are important but the Customer Service counts too especially on your 1st charter. The big 3 (same company) Sunsail, Moorings & Footloose will present...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-02-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,584
Posted By Chuteman
Good Luck

d:
I'll try to restrain myself answering a question about my least favorite island in the Carib = Mustique.:gunner

You can try several tactics to "avoid" the posted rates
1) Grab (literally) a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-01-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,584
Posted By Chuteman
ks Do You mean Righteous Robert on Mayreau? ...

ks
Do You mean Righteous Robert on Mayreau?
Robert Righteous (http://robertrighteous.net/)

There is also a bar & restaurant that is part of the small resort at Salt Whistle Bay which is a...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   09-01-2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,584
Posted By Chuteman
Not sure what "info" you are looking for - but...

Not sure what "info" you are looking for - but Doyle's Cruising Guide for the Windwards has all the basic stuff & more. Available thru many sources including big on-line stores - don't get thrown by...
Forum: Chartering   08-14-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 733
Posted By Chuteman
Lots of ways to get discounts - Company...

Lots of ways to get discounts - Company websites/mailing/emails, Charter brokers, picking certain times (non-peak), buying owner time, etc
Forum: Chartering   08-10-2010
Replies: 53
Views: 26,190
Posted By Chuteman
S908: Looking ahead, many schools (hopefully...

S908:
Looking ahead, many schools (hopefully you have one close by) - US Sailing & ASA will certify (without taking the course) various levels if you can demonstrate proficiency on the water & pass...
Forum: Chartering   07-27-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 2,273
Posted By Chuteman
rD: You just have to dig a little to find it on...

rD:
You just have to dig a little to find it on the web site - but more importantly each company handles it a little different

here's a little more info to help you get up to speed.

Bad...
Forum: Chartering   07-26-2010
Replies: 19
Views: 2,273
Posted By Chuteman
Your Choice

rD:
You say it's the only time You can go - so end of discussion

As you get deeper into the hurricane / rainy season, there are usually more fronts, greater chance of rain and disruption in the...
Forum: Chartering   06-29-2010
Replies: 24
Views: 2,151
Posted By Chuteman
CA - We can use those Tourist $$$

M5:
Bring layers - some parts of the days might be cool but then you might hit upper 90s depending on where you are driving.

SF Bay - it will be extremely tough to get a boat yourself - but lots...
Forum: Chartering   05-22-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,225
Posted By Chuteman
Erikdj: ALERT = Just for kicks I just went onto...

Erikdj:
ALERT = Just for kicks I just went onto American Airlines site & played around with some December dates
Airline Tickets and Airline Reservations from American Airlines | AA.com...
Forum: Chartering   05-22-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,225
Posted By Chuteman
Horizon has a very good reputation at all their...

Horizon has a very good reputation at all their bases - smaller outfit helps them give more personal service

If You are going all the way to Grenada - then Horizon is probably your best bet. You...
Forum: Chartering   05-06-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,225
Posted By Chuteman
AB: Horizon will do one way and/or You can...

AB:
Horizon will do one way and/or You can start with them at Union, SVG or at base in Grenada.
Most if not all the major charter companies will do one way if you are willing to pay the extra $$$....
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-17-2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,636
Posted By Chuteman
No personal experience or affiliation - Broker...

No personal experience or affiliation - Broker mentioned them a while back

http://www.yachtworld.com/leaving_yw.cgi?url=http://www.registeryourboat.com/
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   03-01-2010
Replies: 0
Views: 671
Posted By Chuteman
Majorca/Mallorca - Yacht Services

Hi/Hola:

Looking for any recommendations, Experiences and/or Warnings on the island and Palma in particular for

Marina(s)
Surveyor(s)
Diesel Service
Broker
Marine Supplies
Hauling / Yard...
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